By NEMS Daily Journal
Two high school area golfers Laden Stanford, New Albany, and Adam Hall, Saltillo, were chosen Tuesday as this year’s winners of the Jay Elmore Scholarship, presented by the North Mississippi Coca-Cola Junior Golf Tour.
The tour has been granting the scholarship to a high school senior golfer for the past eight years in honor of Elmore, who played on the Coca-Cola Junior Tour and was killed in an auto accident. This year however, the selection committee decided to grant the scholarship to the two recipients based on their identical resumes of a 4.0 gpa and golfing records.
Buddy Long of the Coca-Cola company in Tupelo presented Stanford and Hall with the scholarships.
The 2010 Coca-Cola Junior Tour kicks off Tuesday, June 1 at the Natchez Trace Golf Course. For more information on the tour visit www.nemsjrtour.com.